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2020 Live Canon International Poetry Competition – For Single Poems submission deadline

May 13

Poems must be written in the English language. Poems can be of any length. You can enter as many poems as you like, at the same time, or in separate submissions. Poems must not have been previously published. 50 poems will be longlisted and published in our annual anthology. 16 poems will be shortlisted and …

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40 Nights of the Voice – Tribute to Kamau Brathwaite

May 11 @ 6:00 pm - June 19 @ 7:00 pm

Kamau Brathwaite has left us all an extensive and generous inheritance. His work reaches back to our collective past. He tended to that in his role as historian and cultural critic but he was also never afraid of innovation. Beginning on the occasion of his 90th born day (May 11), we honour his gifts for …

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4:00 pm

Poetry Crash Cart: Loving & Working During Covid-19 — for Health Care Students and Workers

May 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 20, 2020

This is a weekly hour and a half of poetry for health care students and workers. For people working in acute and ongoing moments of need. For all of us now. What might poetry do here? Poet Ronna Bloom will introduce poetry that has been used in hospitals, and is being shared widely now online, …

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